Prepress

Tilia Labs and Cerm Report Partnership

The companies team up to extend prepress efficiencies for label printers with a “Plug and Play” solution

Comexi & QuadTech Collaborate on Color Control

The companies combine QuadTech’s Color Control & SpectralCam for closed loop color control of flexible packaging on Comexi’s CI8 Offset press

EFI Adds DFE to Xerox Press

The EFI Fiery digital front end is available now for the Xerox iGen 5 press and supports White Dry Ink

Flint Certifies Grafica Villalba in Platemaking

The Flint FlexoExpert Certification Program uses training and evaluation to help companies ensure superior and consistent platemaking quality

Flint Recognizes SGS with Certification

Flint’s FlexoExpert Certification program is helping SGS ensure top-quality printing plates for its customers

Rol-Tec Adds Laser Engraving Machine

A Kronos precision laser engraving system from SPGPrints is expected to double capacity and meet demand for ITR sleeves and cylinders

Flint Shows New Plates, Mounting Equipment

The nyloprint WF SHARP plate for labels and the Eco Bridge for plate mounting were featured in the company’s Labelexpo display

Hamillroad to Launch Screening System

Bellissima DMS Digitally Modulated Screening for flexo is said to provide benefits that include high quality printing and reduced press issues

CRON-ECRM to Launch Digital-UV Plate

The Blackwood Digital-UV Plate, which will be introduced at PRINT 17, is said to streamline production and offer environmental benefits

Heaford to Unveil Automated Plate Mounting

The company will feature the new Label AutoMounter at Labelexpo Europe, with technology said to reduce downtime and add accuracy

AVT to Show Wide Range at Labelexpo Europe

Booth will feature XRGA-certified in-line color management with X-rite, as well as integrated workflow with Esko at show’s “Automation Arena

Color-Logic Certifies Flexografix Prepress Facility

Color-Logic says Flexografix, its first certified prepress facility in the Chicago area, offers superior platemaking technology and service

MacDermid Launches Medium-Durometer Plate

The LUX ITP plate is the newest member of the LUX In-The-Plate family, suited for paper stock, preprinted linerboard, and more

GMG Offers Upgraded Color Management Tool

OpenColor 2.1 allows users to create profiles without test charts, with optical brighteners now detected automatically

SPGPrints Has Lineup Ready for Labelexpo

Company will display range of rotary screen and laser imaging workflows and preview the PIKE 700 UV-inkjet press

GMG Updates Color Management Tool

ColorServer 5.0 is said to provide improved automation, increased productivity, and processing safety

WSI Global Offers Braille Embossing

The capabilities are said to help converters meet European pharmaceutical industry packaging requirements

GMG Upgrades Proofing Media

Company says ProofMedia Premium and ProofMedia studio offer improved performance

Esko Reports Integration with Luxion KeyShot

Companies say the integration will provide users with photo-realistic rendering of packaging

Esko System Aids Platemaking at Inci.Flex

The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 XPS flexo plate production solution is said to increase quality and production capacity at the Italian company

Kodak Expands Flexo Plate Facility

The company is expanding its Oklahoma FLEXCEL NX plate manufacturing facility in response to what it says is increased demand

Esko Says Next-Generation Platemaking Is Here

The company says innovations are helping shorter press runs be more efficient, and improving quality, consistency, and ease of use

SPGPrints Launches New Version of Engraver

The new 914-mm rotaLEN direct laser engraver is said to provide efficient rotary screen imaging for labels and packaging

X-Rite Method Evaluates Digital Material

A Virtual Light Booth creates an immersive 3D visualization environment that allows comparison of physical and digital material samples

X-Rite Acquires ColorCert Software Assets

The company will accelerate software development for workflow solutions said to ensure color consistency from packaging design to final product

Asahi Plates Are Winners in FTA Competition

Company says judges praised tight register, successful combination of solids, and screens in winning entries using its plates

Kodak Honors Companies for Green Practices

SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award Winners, users of SONORA Process Free Plates, are awarded for their environmental practices

AVT Announces Agreement with X-Rite

The partnership certifies that AVT’s SpectraLab II Color Measurement System is compliant with X-Rite’s XRGA Standard

GMG Unveils Color Separation Technology

A new version of OpenColor multichannel profiling software is said to provide innovative color separation technology for Adobe Photoshop and PACKZ

Vianord Engineering Upgrades Platemaking Systems

The Evo 3 ELF and Evo 3 EDLF feature new technology said to offer better performance and accuracy

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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